Hannan Shah granted bailNew Age Online
A Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court on Tuesday granted bail to ASM Hannan Shah, a member of the standing committee of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, in a vandalism and arson case.
Arifur Rahman, acting judge of the court, accepted the bail plea of Hannan Shah after hearing the petition by his lawyer, said Syed Zaynul Abedin Mesbha, lawyer of the BNP leader.
Police arrested him on November 25 when he came out from a function at Japanese embassy in Baridhara and implicated him in a vandalism and arson case filed a month earlier, on October 26, with Vatara police station in the capital.
On November 26, a Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court remanded Hannan Shah for two days in police custody for interrogation.
Hannan Shah was not freed, as he was also implicated in two other cases in which five BNP senior leaders including Moudud Ahmed and MK Anwar were arrested in early November.
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